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Interest Arbitration Panel for New Contract Appointed

Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg has been appointed as the impartial chair of the tri-partite interest arbitration panel and scheduled the opening day of the hearings for September 4, 2019.  When the APWU and USPS are unable to reach a new collective...

House Majority Supports H.R. 2382

On August 16, the USPS Fairness Act (H.R. 2382) achieved a bipartisan majority of cosponsors. This critical milestone is the direct result of a successful, day of action held on July 23 and our ongoing work with the AFL-CIO, and our sister postal...

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Update: Hatch Act Dispute

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  In Nov. 2017, the APWU filed a dispute over the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of changes to Leave Without Pay (LWOP) rules for...

It's Time for the Postal Service to Respect Their Workers

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The APWU and the Postal Service were not able to come to a negotiated contract despite going through regular negotiation sessions and a mediation...

Self-Driving Trucks Pilot Tests

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Autonomous technology and self-driving trucks have been on the front page of many news and social media sites lately. The primary reason for the news...

OIG Agrees with APWU, Postal Service Building Maintenance is Unsatisfactory

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Postal Service is adamant in their attempts to reduce the maintenance of postal buildings and building equipment across the country. On May 6,...

Our Advantage is in Our Numbers - Let's Use It

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Negotiation Goals The Clerk Craft’s goals during contract negotiations include steps towards starting all employees as career, and/or an automatic...

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